Author Archive: Stephanie Chandler

Stephanie Chandler is the founder of the Nonfiction Authors Association and Nonfiction Writers Conference, and author of several books including "The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan" and "Own Your Niche." A frequent speaker at business events and on the radio, she has been featured in Entrepreneur, BusinessWeek, and Wired magazine.

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Book Marketing Strategies That Stick: Have Your Say: Public Speaking and Interviews

Book Marketing Strategies That Stick: Have Your Say: Public Speaking and Interviews

Speaking Speakers tend to sell a lot of books to attendees at the back of the room. If you enjoy public speaking, get out there and book yourself to speak at trade associations, schools, conferences, non-profits, service organizations, chambers of commerce, and corporations. Radio/Podcast Interviews It’s relatively easy to land radio gigs, provided you can […]

Member of the Week: Dan Ramsey, author of The Working Writer

Member of the Week: Dan Ramsey, author of The Working Writer

Name: Dan Ramsey Book Title: The Working Writer: How to Make a Good Living and a Meaningful Life as a Professional Writer (With Practical Tips and Advice for Anyone Who Writes) – Book 1 in the Working Writer Series published by Mulligan Press. Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0718Z8567/ What is your book about? If […]

How to Use LinkedIn Pulse

How to Use LinkedIn Pulse

LinkedIn launched its publishing platform in 2015, which essentially works like a large business blogging community, and any LinkedIn user can contribute. Contributors include some big names like Richard Branson and Bill Gates, alongside influential authors and speakers like Gretchen Rubin and Gary Vaynerchuk. You can locate these posts from your LinkedIn home page. Why […]

Recording: Connie Ragen Green on How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST!

Recording: Connie Ragen Green on How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST!

Join us as Connie Ragen Green discusses How to Create Information Products and Revenue Streams FAST! About Connie Ragen Green Connie Ragen Green is a former classroom teacher and real estate appraiser who left it all behind to come online in 2006. She is now the author of more than a dozen books on the topics of entrepreneurship […]

What Corporate Sponsors Want from Authors

What Corporate Sponsors Want from Authors

While you may think that these corporate sponsorships are few and far between, I can assure you that they are easier to get than you might think.  Corporations aren’t looking for a bargain. First, you should know that big companies have equally big budgets. On average they allocate 10% to 15% of profits toward marketing […]

Tapping the Ebook Goldmine (no, NOT Kindle…): Turbo-charging the Profitability of Your Non-Fiction Title by Peter Bowerman

Tapping the Ebook Goldmine (no, NOT Kindle…): Turbo-charging the Profitability of Your Non-Fiction Title by Peter Bowerman

(NOTE: This post is a companion piece to Peter Bowerman’s NFAA teleseminar on the subject to be posted on 8/17/17.) In late 2009, I released my fourth self-published book, the updated edition of my first, The Well-Fed Writer (TWFW), an award-winning how-to about my chosen field (since 1994) of lucrative “commercial” writing – freelancing for […]

Book Marketing Strategies That Stick: Embrace Social Media

Book Marketing Strategies That Stick: Embrace Social Media

It’s not a fad and it’s not going away! So embrace at least two of the major social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest). Share your blog posts, useful content, funny content, and anything that helps to engage your audience and keeps your book fresh in their minds.

Member of the Week: Patricia Bell-Scott, author of The Firebrand and the First Lady

Member of the Week: Patricia Bell-Scott, author of The Firebrand and the First Lady

Name: Patricia Bell-Scott Book Title: The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice Your book’s Amazon purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Firebrand-First-Lady-Friendship-Roosevelt/dp/0679767290/ What is your book about? The Firebrand and the First Lady is a biography that tells the story of how a brilliant writer-turned-activist who […]

How to Sell Foreign Rights for Your Books

How to Sell Foreign Rights for Your Books

Publishing a book in the U.S. is relatively easy, but achieving distribution to other countries is a whole different ballgame. Unless you have direct access to translation services, printing, and distribution in another country, it is typically far easier to pursue selling the foreign rights for your book to a local publisher. Deals like these […]

10 Ways to Build Your Mailing List–and the Number One Way to Build it Quickly

10 Ways to Build Your Mailing List–and the Number One Way to Build it Quickly

Every author needs to build an email list. When someone gives you their email address, they are giving you permission to market to them. This can be incredibly powerful when you’re launching a new book, promoting events or aiming to sell new products and services. And while email marketing is as powerful as it ever […]